Certified Nurse Midwife- New River Valley

Christiansburg, VA, US, 24073

Employment Status:  Full time
Shift:  Day/Evening/Night
Facility:  Carilion Clinic Obstetrics & Gynecology - New River Valley
Requisition Number:  138337

How You’ll Help Transform Healthcare:

Join three CNMs and five physicians in a very supportive and team-oriented practice in the lovely New River Valley of Southwest Virginia. We are looking for a third CNM to join our collaborative group, seeing women in our two New River Valley offices, and attending births at the Carilion New River Valley Medical Center. Within this full-scope practice, we provide care to women from diverse social and educational backgrounds. A certain percentage of our clients select our practice for the unique care we provide, including care for women choosing VBAC. We are the first group to embrace full-scope hospital-based midwifery care within a 100 mile radius! Primary call would be 1:4. We offer post-primary call day off as well as competitive salary and CME allowance.Life in the New River Valley offers easy access to recreation in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains, many cultural and educational opportunities, and a mild, four-season climate. We are looking for a CNM with excellent communication skills, passion for midwifery, and a desire to work as part of a cohesive midwife and physician team. Ideally, the candidate would feel comfortable providing support for natural birth and co-managing high-risk pregnancies and labors. Our team would like to welcome a CNM who joins in our values of strong work ethic, evidence-based practice, and true compassion for the families we care for. Midwifery experience is preferred.  Hours are 8a-5p for office sessions with 24 hour call.



Provides medical care and treatment to obstetrical patients in collaboration with the Obstetrician, delivers babies, and instructs patients in prenatal and postnatal health practices: Participates in initial examination of obstetrical patient, and is assigned responsibility for care, treatment, and delivery of patient. Provides GYN care.

  • Examines patient during pregnancy, utilizing physical findings, laboratory test results, and patient's statements to evaluate condition and ensure that patient's progress is normal.
  • Discusses case with physician to assure observation of specified practices.
  • Instructs patient in diet, prenatal health practices, and educates on birth options.
  • Stays with patient during labor to reassure patient and to administer medication.
  • Delivers infant and performs postpartum examinations and treatments to ensure that patient and infant are responding normally.
  • When deviations from standard are encountered during pregnancy or delivery, administers stipulated emergency measures, and arranges for immediate contact of  physician. 
  • Visits patient during postpartum period in hospital and at home to instruct patient in care of self and infant, including breastfeeding education.
  • Maintains records of cases for inclusion in establishment file.
  • Conducts classes for groups of patients and families to provide information concerning pregnancy, childbirth, and family orientation.
  • May direct work and activities of others, including instructing in midwifery in establishment providing such training.

What We Require:

Education: Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing and Nurse Practitioner Program, including preceptorship required.

Experience: One to three years experience required with midwifery preferred.

Licensure/Certifications/Registration: Current state Licensed Nurse Practitioner (LNP), DEA license and Registered Nurse (RN) licensure required.  AHA BLS-HCP certification required. Must have valid Virginia Drivers license. Must have collaborative agreement on file between the physician and midwife to meet State Board regulatory requirement.

Other Minimum Qualifications: Must own/operate reliable form of transportation. Must have clear criminal background check. Eligible for prescriptive authority in accordance with State regulations and as authorized by the Virginia Boards of Nursing and Medicine. Capable of meeting credentialing or job function requirements as needed based on the requirements of the practice and of managed care payors and insurers. Qualifies for malpractice insurance and is accepted by Carilion Clinic’s malpractice insurance carrier. Able to work collaboratively with physicians and other health care providers. Demonstrates good written and oral communication skills. Computer literacy required for automated computer systems, includingelectronic medical records.

About Carilion

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.


Requisition Number: 138337 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Carilion Clinic Obstetrics & Gynecology - New River Valley 
Shift: Day/Evening/Night 
Shift Details: 8a-5p for office sessions with 24 hour call
Recruiter Phone: 540-224-5383 
Recruiter Email: KBFarrell@carilionclinic.org
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


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  • Employer Funded Pension Plan, vested after five years (Voluntary 403B)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Work Arrangements/Schedules
  • Remote Work Options
  • Paid Time Off (accrued from day one)
  • Onsite fitness studios and discounts to our Carilion Wellness centers
  • Access to our health and wellness app, Virgin Pulse
  • Discounts on childcare
  • Continued education and training

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Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Blacksburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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